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Golf World September 14, 2009

Table of Contents

Cover Photo By Golf Digest Resource Center

Cover Photo By Golf Digest Resource Center

BUNKER

Nothing keeps the Terrible Twenties from their rounds

Holy Toledo! Jamie Farr event re-ups with LPGA

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

EQUIPMENT

Graphite iron shafts gain respect

By E. Michael Johnson

GRILLROOM

A chat with normally reserved Retief Goosen

By Bob Verdi

OPINION

Arnold Palmer's importance is not measured in numbers

By Jaime Diaz

TOUR TALK

PGA

Early favorites for the year-end awards

LPGA

Victory drought ends for Suzann Pettersen

CHAMPIONS

Jeff Sluman defends First Tee crown

AMATEURS

USGA title peachy for Georgia women

FRONT NINE/STATS & SCORES

FEATURES

The Man To Beat

With a steely finish at TPC Boston, Steve Stricker overtakes the field and heads to Chicago with the FedEx Cup lead

By John Hawkins

ARNIE AT 80

What He Means To Me

As Arnold Palmer celebrates his 80th birthday, players past and present discuss the King's importance to them and the game

By Dave Shedloski

Arnold Palmer's Greatest Moment

What's the best way to determine the No. 1 career highlight for the '54 U.S. Amateur champion? Why not a little match play?

By Mike Cullity

Up Close & Personal

The many sides of Arnold Palmer as seen through the lens of Howdy Giles, who produced The King and I: An Unlikely Journey from Fan to Friend